By Lucy Anning
The copyright owner has the right to do four things (called exclusive rights) :
•Reproduce the image
•Display the copyrighted work publicly;
•Prepare derivative works based on the copyrighted work
•Distribute copies of the copyrighted work to the public by sale, rental or lending, and/or to display the image.
What Is Copyright?
Copyright protects many types of work, from music and lyrics to photographs and knitting patterns.
Copyright can protect:
- literary works, including novels, instruction manuals, computer programs, song lyrics, newspaper articles and some types of database
- dramatic works, including dance or mime
- musical works
- artistic works, including paintings, engravings, photographs, sculptures, collages, architecture, technical drawings, diagrams, maps and logos
- layouts or typographical arrangements used to publish a work, for a book for instance
- recordings of a work, including sound and film
- broadcasts of a work